Best Comedy Movies of 1948

1.

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Jane Randolph, Frank Ferguson, Charles Bradstreet, George Barton, Lenore Aubert ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1948-06-15
2.

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

An advertising executive dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny, Sharyn Moffett, Connie Marshall, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe, Harry Shannon, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1948-03-25
3.

Easter Parade

4.4
7.3/10 IMDB

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove Nadine's not important to him, Don acquires innocent new protege, Hannah Brown, vowing to make her a star in time for next year's Easter parade.

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, Clinton Sundberg, Richard Beavers, Lola Albright, Shirley Ballard, Edward Biby ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1948-07-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Truce Hurts
4.

The Truce Hurts

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Butch convinces Tom and Jerry that there's no reason to fight and they should all sign a peace treaty. Tom and Butch even rescue their pals from a fellow cat and dog. But then a steak falls off a truck and the boys can't decide how to divvy it up, ultimately losing it completely, and the truce is off.

Starring: Billy Bletcher, William Hanna ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1948-07-17
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Scaredy Cat
5.

Scaredy Cat

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Porky and Sylvester spend the night in an old dark house, whose horrors only Sylvester sees. His repeated attempts to save Porky from the ghoulish doings of the killer mice infesting the place only make the skeptical Porky all the more convinced of Sylvester's cowardice.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-12-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Buccaneer Bunny
6.

Buccaneer Bunny

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam as a pirate makes the mistake of trying to bury his treasure chest in Bugs' hole, and pays with the loss of his ship.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1948-05-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Haredevil Hare
7.

Haredevil Hare

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Bugs is the test rabbit shot to the moon. There, he meets Commander X-2, who is intent on destroying the Earth with his Aludium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-07-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Unfaithfully Yours
8.

Unfaithfully Yours

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Before he left for a brief European visit, symphony conductor Sir Alfred De Carter casually asked his staid brother-in-law August to look out for his young wife, Daphne, during his absence. August has hired a private detective to keep tabs on her. But when the private eye's report suggests Daphne might have been canoodling with his secretary, Sir Alfred begins to imagine how he might take his revenge.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence, Kurt Kreuger, Lionel Stander, Laurette Luez, Edgar Kennedy, Al Bridge, Julius Tannen ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1948-12-10
9.

Melody Time

3.9
6.2/10 IMDB

In the grand tradition of Disney's great musical classics, Melody Time features seven timeless stories, each enhanced with high-spirited music and unforgettable characters. You'll be sure to tap your toes and clap your hands in this witty feast for the eyes and ears.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dennis Day, Freddy Martin, Frances Langford, Sons of the Pioneers, Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians, Ethel Smith, Trigger, Bobby Driscoll, Luana Patten ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Release date: 1948-05-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Foghorn Leghorn
10.

The Foghorn Leghorn

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to prove he's big enough to hunt chickens, but he doesn't know what a chicken is. He labels Foghorn Leghorn a loud-mouthed shnook and dismisses him, prompting Foggy to indignantly try to prove he's a chicken and therefore fit to be Henery's prey.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-10-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Sitting Pretty
11.

Sitting Pretty

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn Belvedere. But when she arrives, she turns out to be a man. And not just any man, but a most eccentric, outrageously forthright genius with seemingly a million careers and experiences behind him.

Starring: Clifton Webb, Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Louise Allbritton, Randy Stuart, Ed Begley, John Russell, Betty Lynn, Larry Olsen ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1948-03-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : June Bride
12.

June Bride

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong...

Starring: Bette Davis, Robert Montgomery, Fay Bainter, Betty Lynn, Tom Tully, Barbara Bates, Jerome Cowan, Mary Wickes, Debbie Reynolds, Marjorie Bennett ..
Directed by: Bretaigne Windust
Release date: 1948-10-29
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Old Rockin' Chair Tom
13.

Old Rockin' Chair Tom

3.8
7.9/10 IMDB

Mammy Two-Shoes replaces Tom with a younger cat who is a lightning-quick mouser. Tom and Jerry form an alliance in order to get rid of this dangerous newcomer.

Starring: Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1948-09-18
14.

A Foreign Affair

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Charles Meredith, William Murphy, Peter von Zerneck, Stanley Prager, Raymond Bond, Boyd Davis ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1948-08-20
15.

The Pirate

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A girl is engaged to the local richman, but meanwhile she has dreams about the legendary pirate Macoco. A traveling singer falls in love with her and to impress her he poses as the pirate.

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen, George Zucco, Lester Allen, Lola Deem, Ellen Ross, Mary Jo Ellis ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1948-06-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Professor Tom
16.

Professor Tom

3.7
7.6/10 IMDB

Tom, complete with mortarboard, is teaching a kitten the basics: "cats chase mice." But Jerry keeps subverting this lesson at every opportunity, adding his own phrases, like "cats and mice are chums." Eventually, Jerry gets Tom locked out of the house; he runs back in and gets slingshotted into the mailbox.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1948-10-30
17.

Adventures of Don Juan

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

The adventures of the notorious Spanish Lothario Don Juan highlights Errol Flynn's swashbuckling and romantic antics.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas, Alan Hale, Romney Brent, Ann Rutherford, Robert Warwick, Jerry Austin, Douglas Kennedy, Jean Shepherd ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1948-12-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Gorilla My Dreams
18.

Gorilla My Dreams

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Bugs is sailing the South Seas when a gorilla mother, desperate for a child, hijacks his barrel and presents Bugs to her husband. Bugs decides to play along, but quickly discovers his new "father" plays a bit rough.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-01-03
19.

State of the Union

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Adolphe Menjou, Lewis Stone, Margaret Hamilton, Charles Dingle, Charles Lane, Howard Smith ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1948-04-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Miranda
20.

Miranda

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.

Starring: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum, Margaret Rutherford, David Tomlinson, Yvonne Owen, Sonia Holm, Brian Oulton, Zena Marshall ..
Directed by: Ken Annakin
Release date: 1948-04-06
21.

Romance on the High Seas

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Georgia Garrett is sent by jealous wife Elvira Kent on an ocean cruise to masquerade as herself while she secretly stays home to catch her husband cheating. Meanwhile equally suspicious husband Michael Kent has sent a private eye on the same cruise to catch his wife cheating. Love and confusion ensues along with plenty of musical numbers.

Starring: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Don DeFore, Doris Day, Oscar Levant, S.Z. Sakall, Fortunio Bonanova, Eric Blore, Franklin Pangborn, Leslie Brooks ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1948-06-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Mickey and the Seal
22.

Mickey and the Seal

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Mickey accidentally takes a seal home, after it sneaks into his picnic basket. When Mickey takes a bath, the seal is discovered and Mickey returns him to the park. Later, however, Mickey and Pluto discover that the bathroom is filled with seals!

Starring: James MacDonald, Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1948-12-03
23.

One Touch of Venus

3.6
6.6/10 IMDB

A window dresser's kiss brings a statue of the Roman goddess of love to life.

Starring: Ava Gardner, Robert Walker, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden, Olga San Juan, Bess Flowers, Tom Conway, James Flavin, Sara Allgood, Russ Conway ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava, William A. Seiter
Release date: 1948-08-01
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : A Song Is Born
24.

A Song Is Born

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

The story of seven scholars in search of an expert to teach them about swing music. They seem to have found the perfect candidate in winsome nightclub singer Honey Swanson. But Honey's gangster boyfriend doesn't want to give her up.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Tommy Dorsey, Lionel Hampton, Mel Powell, Charlie Barnet, The Golden Gate Quartette, The Golden Gate Quartette ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1948-10-19
25.

A Date with Judy

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challeged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Miranda, Xavier Cugat, Robert Stack, Scotty Beckett, Selena Royle, Leon Ames, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1948-07-29
26.

The Noose Hangs High

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers he sent for to pick up $50,000. Now the person he sent them to sent two of his men to get the money back but they found out about it. So they try to mail to Craig but a mix up has the money sent somewhere else and the woman who got it spent it. Now Craig needs the money to pay off one of his clients.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Joseph Calleia, Leon Errol, Cathy Downs, Mike Mazurki, Fritz Feld, Elvia Allman, Lois Austin, Ellen Corby ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1948-04-05
27.

Every Girl Should Be Married

3.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage

Starring: Cary Grant, Franchot Tone, Betsy Drake, Diana Lynn, Alan Mowbray, Bess Flowers, Elisabeth Risdon, Richard Gaines, Harry Hayden, Chick Chandler ..
Directed by: Don Hartman
Release date: 1948-12-25
28.

The Paleface

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Bob Hope stars in this laugh-packed wild west spoof co-starring Jane Russell as a sexy Calamity Jane, Hope is a meek frontier dentist, "Painless" Peter Potter, who finds himself gunslinging alongside the fearless Calamity as she fights off outlaws and Indians.

Starring: Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Robert Armstrong, Iris Adrian, Bobby Watson, Jackie Searl, Joseph Vitale, Charles Trowbridge, Clem Bevans, Jeff York ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1948-12-17
29.

The Boy with Green Hair

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Peter, an orphaned boy, is adopted by Gramp Frye after his parents are killed in Europe while doing war relief work. The boy feels safe with his new caretaker, but when he is taunted for being an orphan, he gets demoralized. The next day Peter wakes up with green hair. Embarrassed and further ridiculed, Peter seeks solace in a nearby forest. To his surprise, he finds other orphans in the woods, who encourage him to spread news of the injustices of war.

Starring: Pat O’Brien, Robert Ryan, Barbara Hale, Dean Stockwell, Richard Lyon, Walter Catlett, Samuel S. Hinds, Regis Toomey, Charles Meredith, David Clarke ..
Directed by: Joseph Losey
Release date: 1948-11-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid
30.

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

As told to a psychiatrist: Mr. Peabody, middle-aged Bostonian on vacation with his wife in the Caribbean, hears mysterious, wordless singing on an uninhabited rock in the bay. Fishing in the vicinity, he catches...a mermaid. He takes her home and, though she has no spoken language, falls in love with her. Of course, his wife won't believe that thing in the bathtub is anything but a large fish. Predictable complications follow in rather tame fashion.

Starring: William Powell, Ann Blyth, Irene Hervey, Andrea King, Clinton Sundberg, Art Smith, Hugh French, Beatrice Roberts, Lumsden Hare, Mary Field ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1948-08-11
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Time of Your Life
31.

The Time of Your Life

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Joe spends a lot of his time at Nick's Pacific Street Saloon. Tom, who credits Joe with once saving his life, stops by regularly to run errands for Joe. Today, Tom notices a woman named Kitty when she comes into Nick's, and he quickly falls in love with her. Meanwhile, a distraught young man repeatedly calls his girlfriend, begging her to marry him. Nick himself muses on all the various persons who come into his bar, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time.

Starring: James Cagney, William Bendix, Wayne Morris, Jeanne Cagney, Broderick Crawford, Ward Bond, James Barton, Paul Draper, Gale Page, Jimmy Lydon ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1948-09-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Mummy's Dummies
32.

Mummy's Dummies

3.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Set in ancient Egypt, the stooges run a used chariot lot where they unload defective chariots on unsuspecting customers. When they gyp the head of the palace guard, they're brought to the palace to be executed, but instead become royal chamberlains after curing the King's toothache. When they recover some tax money stolen by a corrupt official, the King rewards them with marriage to his daughter. After getting a look at the ugly crone, Moe and Larry select Shemp to be the groom.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Vernon Dent, Ralph Dunn, Philip Van Zandt, Dee Green ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-11-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Mexican Hayride
33.

Mexican Hayride

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Two con men selling phony stock flee to Mexico ahead of the law, where they run into a woman friend from their earlier days, who is now a bullfighter.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Virginia Grey, John Hubbard, Fritz Feld, Tom Powers, Pedro de Cordoba, Frank Fenton, Luba Malina, Pat Costello ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1948-12-27
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Emperor Waltz
34.

The Emperor Waltz

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

At the turn of the 20th century, travelling salesman Virgil Smith journeys to Vienna in the hope he can sell a gramophone to Emperor Franz Joseph, whose purchase of the recent American invention could spur its popularity in Austria.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Roland Culver, Lucile Watson, Richard Haydn, Harold Vermilyea, Sig Ruman, Julia Dean, Bert Prival, Alma Macrorie ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1948-07-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Squareheads of the Round Table
35.

Squareheads of the Round Table

3.2
7.5/10 IMDB

Set in Arthurian times, the stooges decide to help their friend Cedric the Blacksmith win the hand of the fair princess Elaine. At night the group sneaks into the castle to serenade Elaine, but pick the wrong window and are caught by the King. Tossed in the dungeon, the boys escape with Cedric's help and manage to foil the plans of the Black Prince who was plotting against the King. All turns out well when the grateful King allows Cedric to marry Elaine.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, Philip Van Zandt, Jock Mahoney ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-03-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Pardon My Clutch
36.

Pardon My Clutch

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

The stooge's friend Claude sells them his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp, who is sick with a toothache, camping. The car won't work and the boys are apparently out a bundle, when a car collector happens on the scene and offers to buy it at a premium. Claude backs out on the deal and gives the stooges their money back, only to discover the "collector" is an escaped lunatic.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Matt McHugh, George Lloyd ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-02-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : A-Lad-in His Lamp
37.

A-Lad-in His Lamp

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny finds and rubs Aladdin's lamp and decides to follow the genie to Baghdad, where they battle Mad Man Hassan.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jim Backus ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-10-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Hot Scots
38.

The Hot Scots

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

The stooges apply for job as 'Yard Men' at Scotland Yard, thinking they'll become detectives, but instead wind up as gardeners. When they learn that detectives are need to guard a Scottish castle where valuables have been disappearing, they masquerades as Scotsmen to get the job. After a spooky night in the castle, the boys expose the servants as the crooks.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Herbert Evans, Christine McIntyre, Charles Knight, Theodore Lorch, Clive Morgan ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-07-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Heavenly Daze
39.

Heavenly Daze

3.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Shemp dies but cannot get into heaven until he reforms Moe and Larry. He returns to earth as an invisible spirit and sets out to prevent the other two stooges from selling a phony invention (a fountain pen that writes under whip cream) to a rich couple. Shemp sabotages Moe and Larry's sales pitch, but it looks he's headed for the fires below anyway.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent, Sam McDaniel, Moe Howard, Larry Fine ..
Directed by: Jules White
Release date: 1948-09-02
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Crime on Their Hands
40.

Crime on Their Hands

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

The stooges are janitors working in a newspaper office. When an anonymous caller phones in a tip about the theft a famous diamond, the boys decide to become reporters and go after the crooks. They find the crooks, but Shemp accidentally swallows the diamond which was hidden in a bowl of candy. The crooks want to cut the diamond out, but the boys foil them with the help of a friendly gorilla.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Christine McIntyre, Lester Allen, Charles C. Wilson, Moe Howard, Larry Fine ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-12-09
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Stupor Salesman
41.

The Stupor Salesman

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Slug McSlug, a notorious bank robber, is chased by police after his latest heist. He reaches his country hideout, where he is promptly visited by an uninvited Daffy Duck, who is a door-to-door vendor of a variety of items.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Arthur Davis
Release date: 1948-11-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Rabbit Punch
42.

Rabbit Punch

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

Heckling the Champ gets Bugs into the world championship fight as the challenger.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-04-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Back Alley Oproar
43.

Back Alley Oproar

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

Sylvester sings opera and popular tunes while standing on a back alley fence; Elmer, who wants to sleep, tries to thwart him.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1948-03-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Bugs Bunny Rides Again
44.

Bugs Bunny Rides Again

3.1
7.8/10 IMDB

In the Western town of Rising Gorge, Bugs faces off against Yosemite Sam, "the roughest, toughest, he-man stuffest hombre who's ever crossed the Rio Grande."

Starring: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1948-06-12
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : You Were Never Duckier
45.

You Were Never Duckier

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Finding that the prize for best duck at the National Poultry Show is only $5.00, but $5,000 for the best rooster, Daffy disguises himself as one, but then becomes the object of Henery Hawk's chicken hunt.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-08-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Hot Cross Bunny
46.

Hot Cross Bunny

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

At Eureka Experimental Hospital, a doctor plans to switch the characteristics of a chicken into the brain and a rabbit, into each other. Bugs Bunny was registered as the experimental rabbit, Number 46.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-08-21
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Little 'Tinker
47.

Little 'Tinker

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

The lovesick B.O. Skunk is having no luck finding a mate, when Cupid gives him a book called "Advice for the Love-Worn" to help him out.

Starring: Bill Roberts ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1948-05-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Mating of Millie
48.

The Mating of Millie

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Self-sufficient in life and successful in business, prim and proper Millie McGonigle (Evelyn Keyes) wants just one more thing, a child. When she asks to adopt orphan Tommy Bassett (Jimmy Hunt), but learns that she will first have to have a husband, Millie turns to her neighbor, Doug Andrews (Glenn Ford). Though he has no interest in marriage, Doug offers to help Millie find a husband by transforming her into a beautiful and exciting woman, one who catches the eye of two eligible bachelors, including the orphanage's president.

Starring: Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, Ron Randell, Willard Parker, Jimmy Hunt, Mabel Paige, Virginia Hunter, Virginia Brissac ..
Directed by: Henry Levin
Release date: 1948-03-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Kit for Cat
49.

Kit for Cat

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Elmer Fudd takes in Sylvester Cat and an orange kitten during a cold winter night. He'd like to adopt them both but can only keep one. He decides to go to bed and make up his mind in the morning. Sylvester and the kitten both want to be the one who is adopted. So, each tries to "frame" the other for misdeeds in hopes of swaying Elmer's decision in their favor. The noise escalates to the point that all three- Sylvester, the kitten, and Elmer too- are evicted and must scrounge for food in trash cans.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Jimmy Pickleland, Jack Mercer, Purv Pullen, Bea Benaderet, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1948-11-05
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Sainted Sisters
50.

The Sainted Sisters

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Two female con artists from New York City, fleeing the law with loot from their latest scam, hide out in a small Maine town, near the Canadian border. However - the residents of this small town aren't quite as unsophisticated as the girls think they are.

Starring: Veronica Lake, Joan Caulfield, Barry Fitzgerald, George Reeves, William Demarest, Beulah Bondi, Chill Wills, Kathryn Card, Darryl Hickman, Jimmy Hunt ..
Directed by: William D. Russell
Release date: 1948-04-30

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